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Smart File Finder v2.1

Smart File Finder is a Windows OS utility useful for any kind of user, including security researchers and forensic analysts, that allows to find a file via different search criteria. You can search a file by specifying the filename, the MD5 hash, the MD4 hash, the SHA1 hash, the SHA256 hash, the SHA512 hash, the Tiger 192 hash, the DC++ TTH hash, the file publisher
name or the file description, and best of all is that you can use also wildcard
characters to match these search fields.

For Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 (32/64-bit)

app screenshot

Search Files the Smart Way

This tool allows you to intelligently search files and is particularly useful when you need to find if a file that matches specific search criteria is present in your PC. For example, you can use this tool to find if a known malware MD5 file hash is installed in your PC, or if a portable executable file (EXE, DLL, SYS) associated with a particular company name is located in some folder in your PC.

Smart File Search

Smart way to search a file on your PC by specifying different search criteria.

Smart Search Fields

Search a file by filename, MD5 (or SHA1, MD4, TTH, CRC32) hash, publisher, description.

Search by Signer

Search a file by signer (vendor name that digitally signed the exe, dll or sys file).

Support Wildcards

You can use also wildcard characters ? and * (i.e *abc*) to better match a specific search field.

Search Empty Data

Use <NULL> as search string to match empty signer or empty file description/publisher.

Export Report

You can easily export the report of all the found files to a text file (.log) to further analyze it.

No Spyware/Adware

The program is free from spyware, adware or other pests, nothing extra is installed.

Smart Filters

You can exclude hidden and system files, skip recycle bin, skip files bigger than N MBs, and more.

Exclude Files

You can also exclude file names by specifying a full file path, i.e C:\Path\Sample.ext

Application Screenshots

Here there are some screenshots of the application.

app screen
app screen

What's New

Here you can find what we have changed and updated.
We constantly improve our products with bugs fixes, improvements and new features.
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[11-Nov-2023] v2.1.0.0

+ Added option to find hidden files
+ Added option to find hidden folders
+ Minor fixes and optimizations

[28-Feb-2023] v2.0.0.0

+ Improved support for high-DPI
+ Improved installer and uninstaller scripts
+ Updated NoVirusThanks License Manager to latest version
+ Font Segoe UI is now used on all UI elements
+ Minor fixes and optimizations
+ Updated internal libraries

[15-May-2022] v1.9.0.0

+ Improved support for Windows 11
+ Application is no longer signed with SHA1 code signing certificate
+ Fixed detection of network drives when selecting a file
+ Remember the old path when selecting a file with Browse button
+ Search for <NULL> (empty) Signer, FilePublisher, File Description
+ Added search files by file size smaller/larger than (bytes)
+ Added search files by file version / product version
+ Show number of files found in the first column of the listview
+ Added "File Properties" dialog behavior when double-clicking the listview file entry
+ Added option to skip Recycle Bin while scanning
+ Added option to reduce CPU usage while scanning
+ Fixed hidden and system file attribute check
+ Removed unneeded UI delays
+ Fixed occasional crash only when abusing pause/resume button
+ Rewrote main file/folder core processing loop so that no files and/or folders are ever mistakenly missed
+ Added MD2 message digest hashing algorithm
+ Added ADLER32 checksum algorithm
+ Added RIPEMD-160
+ By default the program runs in 30-days trial mode
+ Automate product activation via setup.exe command-line /LICENSEKEY=
+ Integrated NoVirusThanks License Manager 
+ Improved installer/uninstaller script
+ Changed End User License Agreement (EULA)
+ Minor fixes and optimizations

Product Details

Version 2.1
Last Updated November 11, 2023
Operating System Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 (32/64-bit)
License Type Shareware
Setup File Size ~44 MB
Install Size ~10 MB